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Still Time To Die


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE NATURE OF THE BATTLEFIELD
i. Falsehood
2. Uncertainty
3. Friction
4. Courage
5. Resolution
6. Exertion
7. Brotherhood and Loneliness
8. Destruction
CHINESE BATTLEFIELDS
Chapter I. The Death of a City 37
1. The dangerous position of China 37
2. The smell and feel of a city; its transmutation in war 42
3. War should be treated with respect 44
4. Defeat corrodes the soul 51
5. War breeds suspicion 54
6 .War arouses passions 59
7. People have blind natural impulses 68
8. Non-combatants are often trapped 78
9. A city dies 83
Chapter II. The Retreat from Hsuchow 88
1. The Japanese trap 88
2. A night march 91
3. "War is the province of chance" 94
4. The atmosphere of retreat 97
5. A chance meeting with the enemy 101
6. History repeats itself 105
7. Breaking through 107
8. "One can cut off a slice of bread, but not an army" 113
Chapter III. The Battle of The Yellow River 122
(The strange nature of a battlefield as seen from headquarters)
1. A river betrays China 122
2. What soldiers feel as they approach the battlefield 125
3. How it feels to be surprised 130
4. New battlefields are always strange and confusing 133
5. The problems of a general 136
6. Battles take sudden changes 139
7. "Cannon fever" 141
8. Battles make the uninitiated insane 149
9. "The fog of war" 153
10. Anticipation produces fear 159
11. Sometimes soldiers shoot themselves 161
12. Retreat at night 163
13. Horror 171
14. Chiang Kai-shek makes a decision 173
15. The Yellow River 175
BRITISH BATTLEFIELDS
Chapter IV, The Siege of Malta 183
1. The Blitz 183
2. Air Siege 184
3. The People 190
Chapter V. The Battle of The Mareth Line 206
1. "The perfect battle" 206
2. The importance of infantry 211
3. Attack 213
4. Defeat 217
5. Victory 231
AMERICAN BATTLEFIELDS
Chapter VI. The Landing at Sicily 237
1. The fear of uncertainty 237
2. The certainty of fear 243
3. The mystery of a landing 249
4. Exploring a hostile country 256
5. "It's good to be alive" 263
Chapter VII. Landing in the Enemy's Rear 271
1. A commander revives his men 271
2. The Hollywood atmosphere of a night landing 274
3. Bernard's Last Stand 278
4. Journey's End Hill 284
Chapter VIII. Salerno 290
Epilogue: There is Still Time To Die 307

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Publisher New York, London, Harper & Brothers
Year 1944
Pages 346
Language English
Collection wwIIarchive; additional_collections

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